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Xiaomi Mi 4i Free on Surf Plus Plan 999




During the local launch of the Xiaomi Mi 4i, Mi Philippines has announced that it has inked an exclusive partnership with Smart for the said handset. However, details were scarce about which postpaid plan will the newly-launched smartphone will be bundled with at that time.

Yesterday, the questions were finally put to rest as the MVP-owned telco has announced that the Xiaomi Mi 4i will come free of charge if you subscribe to Smart Surf Plus Plan 999.

xiaomi mi 4i smart

Xiaomi Mi 4i specs:

5-inch Full HD Sharp / JDI IPS display 441ppi
Full-laminated Corning OGS Glass, Sunlight Display
1.7GHz 2nd-gen Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 octa-core 64-bit CPU
2GB LPDDR3 RAM
16GB internal storage
13MP Sony/Samsung, 2nd-gen stacked CMOS sensor, f/2.0 aperture, two-tone flash
5MP front camera, f/1.8 aperture, 80-degree wide-angle
Dual-SIM, Dual LTE, 3G, 2G Standby (micro)
FDD-LTE, TDD-LTE
WiFi 802.11 ac, MU-MIMO
WiFi Direct
Bluetooth 4.1
GPS, GLONASS
USB OTG
3,120mAh battery
Android 5.0 Lollipop w/ MIUI 6
138.1 x 69.6 x 7.8 mm
130 g

The Smart Surf Plus Plan 999 comes with a monthly data allocation of 5GB, 30 minutes worth of voice calls and 100 SMS to all networks, and free subscription to Gadget Shield for a month.

When subscribed to the said postpaid plan, subscriber can also pick one Value Added Service (VAS) content from the list below. If they wish to do so, they can pick another VAS content and replace the existing one on the next billing cycle.

Stream Savvy: YouTube (600MB) or Spinnr (Unlimited)
Socially Active: Instagram (200MB) or Facebook (Unlimited) or Twitter (200MB)
Chatterbox: Line (Unlimited) or Viber (Unlimted) or WhatsApp (Unlimited) or FB Messenger (Unlimited)
Work Junkie: Gmail or Yahoo Mail (500MB)
Street Smart: Waze (Unlimited)

Just to reiterate, there won’t be any additional charges for the Xiaomi Mi 4i if you subscribe to the Smart Surf Plus Plan 999 or higher. On top of that, if you’re one of the first 50 subscribers who got the handset from Smart’s Online Store, the telco will throw in a free 10,400mAh Xiaomi power bank to further sweeten the deal.

If you don’t want to be tied to a postpaid contract, you can also get a Xiaomi Mi 4i for Php9,799 from Lazada starting on July 29 or from authorized local retailers starting next month. By going down this route, you’ll get a free Smart prepaid LTE SIM card which has a free 50MB of data allocation and up to Php150 prepaid load rebate for the first six months.

[Xiaomi Mi 4i on Smart]



This article was written by Ronnie Bulaong, a special features contributor and correspondent for YugaTech. Follow him on Twitter @turonbulaong.

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4 Responses

  1. anjdroid says:

    I was looking for how to subscribe online and avail of it but nothing happened!!!! What to do?

  2. Easy e says:

    Mag pa line na lang kayo if you really want this handset. Sulit na yung plan if walang additional payment on top of the monthly bill for the handset.

  3. wired_boy says:

    i just can’t with the lack of external sd card…but for the normal users, i think it’s just ok. But still, please avoid this fone.

  4. Gayron says:

    So I did apply online sa SMART for this, and ang kupad nila. It’s been a week, not heard from them after the initial email. To SMART: wag na lang kayong magpa ad or PR like this post kung di nyo naman ma o-online fulfilled (no pun intended)!bwisit.

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